Israel headquartered Kornit Digital, textile printing technology firm, has announced its acquisition of Macclesfield based Custom Gateway, a software firm specialising in the on-demand production sector.
Custom Gateway’s software-as-a-service model is used by companies to handle on-demand production, such as for personalised print, for both B2C and B2B environments. The acquisition of the Macclesfield software firm will add to Kornit Digital’s offering in the print sector for its existing client base and allow greater business insights. Kornit Digital is a global supplier of printing technologies for the textiles and garment industry.
Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital CEO said:
I am very pleased to announce the acquisition of Custom Gateway as we augment our market-leading capabilities with their powerful software, which we’ve evaluated thoroughly, including via several strategic customers we share.
“Brands, retailers, suppliers, and fulfillers of all sizes stand to grow considerably through digital transformation, and with Custom Gateway, Kornit will revolutionize on-demand digital textile production with a unique end-to-end solution, giving us a powerful competitive advantage in the market.”
Custom Gateway has over 300 active customers globally, including leading sports, fashion, and content brands. Andrew Talbot, Custom Gateway CEO said:
“We’re excited about bringing these two creative cultures together and know from experience that Kornit and Custom Gateway are built upon a common vision.
“Together, we will provide global brands and fulfillers optimal control of their business, ensuring swift, socially responsible fulfillment, and in a profitable model that produces and ships orders in real time, without excess inventory or labour.”